Interview with Vicki Bahls, RNC, NP | Segment Length 0:41

 

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How Long to Wait to Exercise After Delivery

Both c-section and vaginal, they can start immediately with stretching exercises and Kegel or pelvic floor muscle exercises. Vaginal deliveries - probably about two weeks. Afterwards, after the stretching and kegels, they can get into more strenuous exercise. C-sections - probably best to wait until a six week check, as long as they've been doing their stretching and their kegels before that.